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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we have a major breaking news story. there was a shootout outside of the pentagon. two police officers have been shot and the gunman is fighting for his life. there were rushed off to the hospital. it is all unfolding at the
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pentagon metro station. we have live team coverage for you. we begin things with someone who has been on the scene all evening long. >> the pentagon was locked down for some time. the police are trying to determine if there was one shooter or more. there is no longer a threat here. in this video, there is an injured pentagon policemen who was carefully loaded into an ambulance. this evening, he and another officer were shot just out of the pentagon metro station. the shooter approached the secured entrance that the officers were manning. >> he had no real emotion in his face. that is typical. when he reached from his pocket,
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we thought he was born to get a pass. he reached for a gun. >> our cameras were rolling as the man identified as the suspected gunman was loaded into an ambulance. then the entire pentagon went into a lockdown. >> i am pleased on a number of levels. the police acted very quickly and decisively. they neutralize the threat. >> right now, they have determined how metro will be handled in the morning. there will be a 6:00 a.m. press conference to provide an update. that is set for tonight at the pentagon. >> thank you. we know very little about the suspect at this point. the alleged gunman has been identified as john delton we do
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not know if the gunman is actually from this area -- as john bedel. we do not know if the gunman is action from this area. >> our john gonzales is live at the hospital. what have you learned. >> just miles from here, all of the pentagon entrances were quickly closed after the shooting this evening. metro immediately suspended all the stops at that station. as you can imagine, it caused chaos for the commuter crowd during the rush hour at this hour, there is a large police presence >> frustration, confusion, and fear in pentagon city. as soon as the metro pentagon station closed, most were stranded at the stop and were
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forced to several blocks to find a different way and read home. >> they told us to walk over here. so we walked over here and i guess they are doing to take this back. >> they were not sure what was happening. this woman does not know how to get her car out of the garage at the pentagon. >> [unintelligible] >> the transit agency quickly set up a line of buses at the stop. but the travel to a much longer than usual. >> if someone sneezes the wrong way nbc, they shut everything down. but i guess it -- if someone sneezes the wrong way in d.c., they shut everything down. but i guess this one was pretty serious. >> i am pretty confused. i had no idea what was going on
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the subway was closed. payam tried to catch the bus home. >> we understand that -- i am trying to catch the bus home. >> we understand that the officers have been treated for non-life-threatening into streetinjuries. >> of course, we will continue to monitor developments overnight. to watch the entire news conference from pentagon police, locked or website, wjla.com. they will have a live news conference at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. we will carry it live during the program. >> a suspect is behind bars accused of a murder against the d.c. teenager last month he killed was. he will kill again. we are grateful that no one else has to face this on forgivable and unrelenting pain of losing somebody you love.
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>> calvin woodland was shot in southwest d.c. in january. reginald rogers has been arrested. >> d.c. police chief cathy lanier says that several d.c. public school teachers have been charged with physically abusing studts. at least one teacher was charged and a 13 cases were referred to the u.s. attorney's office. a teacher abuse came into the spotlight bouffant -- teacher accused him into the spotlight after several teacher layoffs. the snowball fight controversy, this is video of detective michael baylor holding a gun and shouting at the gun.
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-- and shouting at the crowd. he will be disciplined, but not fired. >> fortunate tonight, there is no sign of any snow or any other problems. >> we are not through with the good chili and breezy weather. take a look at our storm scan. we still have the northwesterly breezy wind. temperatures will drop down into the upper 20's. it is still above freezing right now everywhere we look. in the overnight forecast, it will be mostly cloudy, breezy, and chile. tomorrow, i will be pretty -- and chilly.
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>> we are learning new details about a small plane crash. >> the pilot was from reston, virginia. his small plane slammed into a home during his friends called him one of the nicest guys you would ever want to meet. >> in the middle of a blizzard or on a hot summer day, he was not just a neighbor. he was a friend. >> when the snow came in december, i looked up and there he was offering to shovel my driveway. >> he used to come and i know everybody's lawn. it was probably because he had this great riding lawnmower. >> he was also doing something he looked right up until the end. in his 1981 cessna crusader, filled with 148 gallons of fuel, he took off from louisa county field. >> in the 30 years i have lived here, i have never heard
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anything like this. >> it hit the house and then there was a pause and then it just exploded. >> ins -- the man inside the burning home was able to get out safely. the only person in the plan was pronounced dead at the scene. >> iwas just telling my husband that a cold list went through my body. >> this will take time to set in. >> as his friends mourn their loss, they hope that they can be the same member -- the same neighbor to his family that he had been to them. >> james youngquist leaves behind his wife and their son. >> democrats are moving ahead with their challenge to overhaul health care. hoyer says that the final language should be ready by the end of next week.
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president obama and is pushing for march 18. democratic leaders are dealing with undecided leadedemocrats. the legislation would exempt [unintelligible] the senate passed an identical bill last week. critics say that few businesses will base any hiring decisions on the new package. >> he tries to help others, but tonight, why dr. drew had to [unintelligible] >> formats anesthetics sellers, but now there are new problems. -- floor mats and a stock accelerator's, but now there are new problems. accelerator's, but now there are new problems.
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>> we have some breaking news. tomorrow, metro officials say that the pentagon metro rail station will be closed all day tomorrow because the fbi will be investigating the shooting of the two pentagon officers earlier this evening. trains will be able to pass through, however, they will not be permitted to pick up or drop off riders there. there will have a news conference tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. -- they will have a news conference tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. >> a crowd of about 1500 people gathered after the university of maryland won the game. then they started -- and they
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started throwing snow and ice at officers. three small fires were set. some students say that police roughed them up and tells them with pepper spray. -- and doused them with pepper spray. there are more troubles for toyota. >> thousands of donors are not getting their recall vehicles fixed. but now it appears that there are some new problems. a growing number of toyota owners say that the problem still exists. >> whenever they did did not work. -- what ever they did did not work. >> they find their cars are still accelerating out of control after they were supposedly fixed. this man says that after the dealer performed all of the recall -- >> there was a serious accident
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after the fix. i was only a few seconds from going down into an embankment and crashing into a wall. >> i have toyota on standby to help us. we definitely want to get to the bottom of it. >> earlier this week, toyota executives sounded like they had already gone to the bottom of it. >> [unintelligible] in response to the complaints that the fixes are faulty, toyota is confident that the remedies they are making are effective. the federal auto safety says they have received stents similar complaints -- received 10 similar complaints. >> dr. to prince de -- dr. drew
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pinski is facing threats. >> tonight, five well-known and respected journalists were honored for their hard work. the radio, television, and news foundation honored the abc news president. they celebrated the 20th anniversary of this award. i was so glad i did not have to follow bob schieffer. he was absolutely fantastic. >> who would have guessed? >> congratulations, guys. >> are you ready for some good
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weather news? >> is that a rhetorical question? >> we have been so cold and damp, that now we are seeing the temperatures, and the sun is going to shine for five days in a row. >> it will still statehili and breezy for a few days longer. -- it will still stay chilly and breezy for a few days longer. officially at the reagan national, 8 was 48 degrees this afternoon. -- it was 48 degrees this afternoon. the wind continues and we get some cloudiness and most people will stay in the 40's tonight. you will wake up to these breezes. there will be a bit of a wind chill early in the morning.
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the colder temperatures will slip southport. -- slip southward. there is nothing bitterly cold, just seasonally cold. i spoke to my brother who lives south of orldo. he was winding and complaining that it only get up to 54 degrees today. poor guy. we will warm up down south in the next few days. but cloudiness is from that system out in the ocean. there are a lot of clear skies. that is the foundation of our forecast as we go into tomorrow afternoon. there will be noticeable moderation in temperatures. the cold air will continue to drive down to the south where there will be highs tomorrow a
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good 10 degrees below average. it will be a little cloudy tomorrow giving way to sunshine. in the next seven days, you will like this. there will be sunshine and a lot of it. it will be 51 degrees by sunday -- by saturday. a cold front will come through by wednesday. right now, it does look like there will be any rain with it. if we got some showers by tuesday night with the cold front, it would not surprise me. but i do not see it now. >> that is the best stretch you have shown us in a long time. coming up, will the snowy weather delayed the cherry blossoms?
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tonight on nightline, an investigation into the light of quarterhoarders. >> nothing says springlike washington's cherry blossoms. the national park service released its predictions. we can expect the cherry blossoms to be in bloom from march 31 to april 11. the peak time will be april 3. the eighth. >> that will be a sight for sore eyes. -- will be april 3 to that 8. >> that will be a sight for sore eyes. >> the redskins clean house as free agency limbs. i have the -- agency with fios you have instant access to news, traffic and weather without anging the channel. i will be ready for whatever the day rows at me.
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>> nfl free agency begins at midnight. this is when the redskins shine. by 2011, the nfl may be on a full-scale walkout. the redskins are building for the future. today, they released some big names, but not really any surprises. those released today were at least 30 years old or older.
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we talked with one today and fully understands that it is just business. they were all gone now. the experts say that antwon randall never lived up to the big ticket contract he had appeare. randy thomas has been injured to of the last three seasons. bring on free -- two of the last three seasons. bring on free agency, said alan. >> they have not only embraced it. and they hope we executed. our goal is to execute our game plan. >> for hockey fans, they showcased in their new talent. what a night for the gem of the group, scott walker appeared he had two third. back-hander goals like this one. -- scott walker. he had to third-.
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backhanded goals like this one. -- he had two third period backhanded goals like this one. let's go to high school sports. they have come together as one. >> we train together. no one leaves anybody behind. >> they are ranked third in the nation in this event. they have accomplished all this in a modest training environment. >> these guys are out there running in the snow, in their snow boots pure >> the team will compete in the scholastic indoor championships in new york. >> we look forward to going up there. >> congratulation to the coolest for by to -- 4x2 men's relay
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team. >> the lady terps move on to play duke tomorrow afternoon. what a big day for the university of maryland. >>
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>> sunshine. >> yes. we may start the day with a little bit of cloudiness. high pressure is built then appeared but it will be breezy. -- high pressure is building in. but it will be breezy. there will be lots of sunshine and mild temperatures on saturday. sunday looks partly cloudy and partly sunny. >> do you know what else looks
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